At 44 years old, Tom Ellis has this physical status:
Ellis' breakout role was that of Gary Preston on the BBC One sitcom Miranda (2010–2015); he has also appeared as King Cenred on the BBC fantasy series Merlin (2008); Justyn in Channel 4's No Angels; and Thomas Milligan in the Doctor Who series three finale "Last of the Time Lords". He has appeared in the long-running BBC One soap opera EastEnders; the BBC sketch comedy show The Catherine Tate Show; and the BBC medical drama Holby City. In July and August 2009, he starred in the ITV comedy drama Monday Monday. He was cast as Detective Inspector Bland in Agatha Christie's Poirot.
In February 2015, Ellis was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox series Lucifer, based on DC Comics' publication and character of the same name, which premiered on 25 January 2016. The show later moved to Netflix. On 23 June 2020, it was announced that Netflix had renewed the show for a sixth and final season. He reprised the role of Lucifer during The CW's The Flash episode of the Arrowverse crossover "Crisis on Infinite Earths".
In 2021, Ellis won the Tell-Tale TV Award for Favorite Actor in a Cable or Streaming Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror Series.